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Historic Building in Maryborough

Maryborough Railway Station

The town boasts plenty of impressive Victorian-era buildings, but Maryborough Railway Station leaves them all for dead. Built in 1892 the inordinately large station, complete with clock tower, was described by Mark …
Museum in Maryborough

Worsley Cottage

Built in 1894, the bluestone Worsley Cottage is the local historical society museum. Every room is furnished with pieces from the times, often donated by local people, and there’s a large photographic collection. Re…
Cafe in Maryborough

Railway Cafe & Tracks Bar

Inside Maryborough's grand railway station is this lovely space with polished floorboards and period furnishings. It's now used as a cafe, restaurant and bar, and there's also seating on the platform itself or in a …
Sports in Maryborough

Energy Breakthrough Festivals

Focusing on alternative energy sources, school groups bring their inventive vehicles for the 24-hour and 14-hour (for juniors) RACV Energy Breakthrough Grand Prix; held late November.
Sports in Maryborough

Highland Gathering

Have a fling at Maryborough’s Scottish festival, with races, stalls, tossing the caber and highland music; held every New Year’s Day since 1857 (except during WWII).
Museum in Maryborough

Museum of Australian History and Art Gallery

At the northern end of the Maryborough Railway station is this museum and gallery showing indigenous artifacts, gold rush relics and pieces sourced from local homes.